'Arts briefs: Local film shows Nepal's beauties, "Spot the Gecko" to win, "12 Angry Men" in Pleasant Grove'

I wrote this collection of Utah arts briefs:

"Highway to Dhampus," a film made by American Fork resident Rick McFarland, will be screened on May 5 at the University Mall Cinemark in Orem -- if enough people purchase tickets in time.

The film was filmed on location in Nepal. Part of the inspiration for the location came from a conversation McFarland had with a friend who works at Himalayan Kitchen, an Indian and Nepali restaurant in Salt Lake City.

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